Wednesday, May 12, 2021

1887 Photograph of Thomas Richmond Family in Killingly, Connecticut -- Post 668 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday

  I can't help it, I can't do a wordless post! This is one of my favorite colorized photographs:

 This photograph is of the Thomas Richmond (1848-1917) and Julia E. White (1848-1913) family in about 1887, and was probably taken in Killingly, Connecticut.  Seven children are shown in the photograph - I think they are, from the left (with help from the writing on the back of the black and white photo):

* Charles Percival Richmond (1880-1911)
* Everett Glens Richmond (1875-1917)
* Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)
* James Henry Richmond (1886-1913) (on Julia's lap)
* Edwin Thomas Richmond (1883-1935) (on Thomas's lap)
* Emily White Richmond (1879-1966)
* Grace Louise Richmond (1876-1963)

Missing from this photograph is the eldest daughter, Anne Frances Richmond (1869-1939) who may have been married by the time of this photo.

This photograph was obtained from my 2nd cousin Marcia Chamberlain after her mother, Dorothy (Taylor) Chamberlain (1904-1992) died in 1992.  Dorothy was the only child of George Russell Taylor and Emily White Richmond, and resided in San Diego.  

Thomas and Julia (White) Richmond are my great-grandparents, through my grandmother Alma Bessie Richmond who married Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) in 1900 in Leominster, Massachusetts.

This photograph was originally black-and-white and I colorized it, enhanced it and restored it using the MyHeritage InColor photo tools.  


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1 comment:

Chad said...

The boy on the far left is so cute, standing akimbo. It is unfortunate that his life was so short. Do you know what caused his early death?